Monday, June 11, 2007

Albania, part 2

Bush visits Albania. Albanians show him love. Most with, you know, perspective, realize this is a recognition for an American president showing interest in their fledglind democracy.

And then there are a couple of the moronic thirty percenters...

A conservative blogger who calls himself "the big dog" says "Democratic Leadership could learn from Albania."

That's rich. And by rich, I mean laughably stupid.

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Albania: The Saddest Place on Earth

In today's New York Times, Albanian Prime Minister Sali Berisha is quoted as saying George W. Bush is
"the greatest and most distinguished guest we have ever had in all times."

Surely there's a Borat joke in there somewhere.

PS. Albanians, take no offense. Your country is rich in history and a proud fledgling democracy. But, in the US, Mr. Bush, he's do I put this...kind of a f#*k up. Granted, it took much of our own great nation six years to come around to that kind of thinking, but, you know...

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Sunday, June 10, 2007

Made in America: Good Night Sopranos

Just a few notes:

I really think the people who are pissed about the ending of this great series are little kids on summer break.

One guy suggested Chase was chasing movie dollars: doubt it.

The frustrating end was part of the genius of David Chase. The tenseness of being a mob boss combined with the happiness -even if we all know its temporary- of nuclear family life. Not exactly combining the sacred with the propane (who won't miss little Carmine and his Bushian malaprops), but what a show...